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Now that we are officially in the business of scaring people (see Halloween monsters and Snowman), let us make a tiger with nut shells.
Halloween is round the corner. Time to carve pumpkins. But we nuttycrafters have nut shells, not pumpkins. Can we make Halloween creatures out of nut shells? Let's see. Trick or treat? Let's take the treat first and eat up our nut kernels. Next, let's do a trick and convert the nutshell into a pumpkin. All... Continue Reading →
Today we'll see how to make a peacock with nut shells. But why peacock? It's the time of the Durga Pooja - where I come from, that's the biggest festival of the year. The Goddess Durga, the daughter of the mountains, has come to visit her paternal home on earth. She is accompanied by her... Continue Reading →
I have been focusing on walnut and pistachio shells. But peanut shells have never been far from my mind. Recently I searched the World Wide Web to see if other people are doing things with peanut shells and to my surprise, I found that a lot of people are busy making beautiful Christmas ornaments with... Continue Reading →
Here's how to make a beautiful and majestic lion face from half a walnut shell. It's simple and easy and the result is astounding.
When my friend, Swarnali, suggested I make Walnut Shell Minions, I promptly agreed. But it turned out to be quite a challenge. I spent days thinking about how to make the arms and legs, their peculiar eyes, and most importantly, the clothes. Finally, I used lots of tape and other things: Materials I used to... Continue Reading →
It is the grand festival of Lord Ganesha, perhaps one of the most loved Hindu Gods of our times. He is also loved by artists all over the world and is, perhaps, the most artistically rendered. Lord Ganesha Prayer Shloka in Sanskrit वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ । निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥ Vakra-Tunndda... Continue Reading →